18 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

18 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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18 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Korpo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Poytya
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Pernio
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Milan

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 14th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island visit planner.

Milan, Italy to Kimito Island is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Kimito Island reach 24°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

8
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Vepsa Island and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Moomin World and JukuPark Turku. Step out of Turku to go to Rosala and see Bengtskar Lighthouse, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Turku day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Korpo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry, Bengtskar Lighthouse
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Korpo

Korpo ©
On the 24th (Sat), learn about all things military at Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nagu Church, then make a trip to Skargardscentrum Korpostrom Archipelago Centrum, and finally don't miss a visit to Korpo Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Korpo Weather Radar and then head off the coast to Jurmo Island.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Korpo trip maker site .

Drive from Turku to Korpo in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Korpo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Korpo

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nagu
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Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
On the 26th (Mon), take in the waterfront activity at Isokari Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, then examine the collection at Automobile Museum, and then go for a stroll along the water at Katanpaa.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Uusikaupunki road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Korpo to Uusikaupunki takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Katanpaa
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Katanpaa ©
Katanpaa
Automobile Museum ©
Automobile Museum

1
night
Poytya

Poytya ©
Pöytyä is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. On the 28th (Wed), stroll through Kurjenrahka National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Poytya journey site .

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Poytya takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Poytya are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Poytya

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. On the 29th (Thu), trek along Teijo national park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): experience rural life at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pernio trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Poytya to Pernio takes 1.5 hours. In August in Pernio, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

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